Mycobacterium phage Speranza
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Detailed Information for Phage Speranza
Discovery Information
Isolation HostMycobacterium smegmatis mc²155
Found ByKyle, Brittany, & Cooper
Year Found2016
Location FoundPlano, TX USA
Finding InstitutionCollin College
ProgramScience Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science
From enriched soil sample?No
Isolation TemperatureNot entered
GPS Coordinates33.05 N, 96.68 W Map
Discovery NotesDiscovered beneath mulch under a bush.
Naming NotesSince the purpose of finding this phage was to find a phage to fight tuberculosis bacterium, I wanted to name it something to inspire hope. This is where Speranza came from. The word Speranza means hope in Italian.
Sequencing Information
Sequencing Complete?No
Genome length (bp)Unknown
Character of genome endsUnknown
Fasta file available?No
Annotating InstitutionUnknown or unassigned
Annotation StatusNot sequenced
Plaque Notes
Calculated Capsid: 55.55nm
Calculated tail length: 124.44nm
Has been Phamerated?No
Publication Info
Uploaded to GenBank?No
GenBank AccessionNone yet
Refseq NumberNone yet
Archiving Info
Archiving status Archived
SEA Lysate Titer 4.26*10^8
Pitt Freezer Box# 32
Pitt Freezer Box Grid# G8
Available Files
Plaque PictureDownload
Restriction Digest PictureDownload
EM PictureDownload